How Finicky Is That Produce?

How sensitive is agriculture to small changes in weather? For a long time we have understood the idea of microclimates, but did you know that it plays a meaningful role in the foods and beverages we consume?

Some useful links:

  • The ‘micro-climate’ that turned Monticello into an agricultural sweet spot
    • https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2016/05/18/the-micro-climate-that-turned-monticello-into-an-agricultural-sweet-spot/
  • Microclimate – ScienceDirect
    • https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/agricultural-and-biological-sciences/microclimate
  • Microclimate modification to improve productivity of ‘Carmen® -Hass’ avocado orchards using shadenet under subtropical conditions of Limpopo province, South Africa
    • https://researchspace.ukzn.ac.za/xmlui/bitstream/handle/10413/15043/Malapana_Clarance_K_2016.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

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